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GET INVOLVED: Volunteer with Cycle Toronto

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Cycle Toronto’s next volunteer orientation will take place on Sat Mar 22, 1-4pm! Register by tomorrow (Tues, Mar. 18) to get in. We’re not going to making biking in Toronto better by complaining on the internet… get involved! Please send a half-page application with the subject line “Volunteer application” to siva.v@cycleto.ca by Tues, Mar 18 for our Sat, […]


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NEWS: Ward 30 Bikes March Newsletter

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Ward 30 Bikes holds its monthly meeting on Thursday, March 20 from 7 to 9 pm at the South Riverdale Community Health Centre, 955 Queen Street East. Come out and discuss upcoming issues in the neighbourhood, including: Working on ongoing improvements to cycling infrastructure, such as the Felstead Ave cut-through, and making ramp connections to […]


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GET INVOLVED: Help Cycle Toronto with a Social Media Member Drive

via CycleToronto We need your help! This month, we’re running March Membership Magic. Everyone who joins Cycle Toronto or renews their membership this month gets entered into a draw for a bike from Giant Toronto.  To get the word out about the promo, I’m looking to get one tweet or Facebook post (or both!) every half […]


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Write the Public Works Committee about electric scooters in bike lanes.

E-bike riders seek equality with pedal-pushing counterparts

CycleToronto has a great rundown of what the city’s proposal to allow “e-bikes” in bikelanes will mean for Toronto’s cyclists.  Be sure and click through and send an email to the Public Works Committee about why this is a misguided proposal. This Thursday, members of Public Works & Infrastructure Committee will consider a set of […]


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D.C. Program to help female cyclists, others learn how to handle street harassment

This is fantastic and needed EVERYWHERE.  Can we bring something like this to Toronto?  I’ll help. Recently, the Washington Area Bicyclist Association partnered with Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS) in the District to give cyclists a safe place to vent and discuss harassment prevention and empowerment strategies, said Nelle Pierson, WABA’s coordinator of outreach […]


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How To Hold Drivers Accountable

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A fantastic article about two very different philosophies when someone is is killed on a bicycle. The driver who hit Burgess Hu never saw him. She was making a right turn, and the police assume she was looking left. In other words, she wasn’t looking where she was going. As he biked into the driveway […]


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Cycle Toronto responds to the Rosie DiManno “Cyclists Should Be Shot” Article

Good on Cycle Toronto.  Read their response to Rosie DiManno’s “Cyclsts Should Be Shot” article (and probably the Star’s Public Editor Response calling it “a joke”) Cycle Toronto believes that road safety is a serious issue and one that must be discussed in a mature and respectful manner. We advocate for safer streets so that […]


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Urban Bicycling Is For Lazy People

  This is fantastic. Do yourself a favour and read how urban cyclists are lazy over at the Urban Country. Here in Canada, as in the United States, people tend to generally view bicycles primarily for recreation or sport. Thus, when someone asks me how I arrived somewhere and I tell them I rode my […]


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Cyclists advocate new Greenbelt bike route

Ajax Mayor Steve Parish has explored the world in destinations as far-flung as New Zealand — on his bike. He’s convinced the Toronto region could be one of the world’s great destinations in the growing cycling tourism industry. Parish was part of a team at the Ontario Bike SummitTuesday touting a new 600-kilometre Ontario Greenbelt cycling […]


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Ontario Bike Summit: Changing the Conversation

Eleanor McMahon thinks it’s time to change the conversation around cycling in Ontario. McMahon is the founder of the Share the Road Cycling Coalition, who will be hosting the fifth annual Ontario Bike Summit this week in Toronto. She says that we need to stop talking about things like bike lanes and other bicycle infrastructure as a zero […]


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